Cantor Congratulates Robert Portman as New Director of the OMB
WASHINGTON, DC - Chief Deputy Majority Whip Eric Cantor (R-VA) released the following statement today regarding the Administration's decision to nominate U.S. Trade Representative Robert Portman to be the next Director of the Office of Management and Budget:
"I applaud the Administration's decision to appoint Rob Portman as the new Director of the Office of Management and Budget. I have had the pleasure of serving alongside Rob when he was a member of the House Committee on Ways and Means. When serving in the House, Rob was one of the sharpest minds, and garnered much respect on both sides of the aisle. He will be a tremendous asset to the President of the United States.
"Rob will be a great ally as House Republicans continue to work to cut taxes and return fiscal sanity to Washington."